US Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention

CDC is the nation's leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public's health. CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S.

Office of Safety Security and Asset Management

Office of Safety, Security, and Asset Management (OSSAM)

The Office of Safety, Security, and Asset Management (OSSAM) works 24/7 to provide a safe, secure, and healthy workforce and workplace. OSSAM's internal offices include: Office of the Director (OD), Asset Management Services Office (AMSO), Emergency Management Activity (EMA), Logistics and Property Management Services Office (LPMSO), Occupational Health Clinic (OHC), Occupational Health and Safety Office (OHSO), Public Health Intelligence Office (PHIO) and Security Services Office (SSO)

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We are responsible for providing a safe, secure, functional, and healthy workplace environment for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) staff while ensuring environmental stewardship and appropriate management of CDC assets.

  • Manage CDC’s properties, buildings, facilities, and transportation to maintain a dynamic and sustainable workplace environment.

  • Encourage the health and well-being of staff through effective policies, programs, and services that support resilience, healthy choices, and productive behaviors.

  • Deliver health services to CDC staff and develop guidance to support a healthy workforce.

  • Oversee and protect classified national security information, securing the agency from insider threats and counterintelligence concerns.

  • Protect the occupational health of agency staff and ensure a safe work environment.

  • Safeguard CDC staff and campuses through physical security, personnel security, and internal emergency management.

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Why Work at the CDC?

CDC works round the clock to protect America from health, safety and security threats. To accomplish this, CDC conducts critical scientific programs and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats and responds when these arise.

Mission Driven Work

Federal employees prioritize serving their agency's mission and the American people. In fact, over 90% of federal employees feel it's important to do work that contributes to the common good.

Employee Culture

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Belonging are embedded into our culture. We have numerous employee organizations and employee resource groups, so everyone can find a community within CDC.

Career Growth

Grow your career at CDC! We have a plethora of formal and informal training and development opportunities for all employees including mentoring, coaching, training cohorts, and more!

Best-in-Class Benefits

Some of our top-tier benefits include: student loan forgiveness, 11 paid holidays, 13 paid days off for new employees, 13 paid sick days, and the widest selection of health insurance plans in the country.

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Positions We're Hiring:


Admin. Support Specialists


Budget Analysts




Interior Designers


Building Managers


General Engineers


Mechanical Engineers


Electronics Technicians


Emergency Management Specialists


Security Specialists


Safety & Occupational Health Specialists


Counseling Psychologists


Behavioral Scientists

Locations: Atlanta Metro, or fully remote, depending on the position.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all personnel practices to ensure equal opportunity for employment, promotion, and training for all segments of the workforce. The Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) is an integral part of the Equal Employment Opportunity program. The AEP was created to achieve the goals of a workforce that represents our diverse population and to recruit, place, and retain women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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